PE ophthalmology investments surged in past 2 years — 8+ new firms entered market in 2018

The number of ophthalmology practice and surgery center acquisitions by private equity firms continued surging in 2018, with eight new players entering the market through October 2018, according to PhysiciansFirst Healthcare Partners.

The number of private equity firms investing in ophthalmology, by year:

2012: 1
2013: 2
2014: 3
2015: 4
2016: 5
2017: 13
2018 (through October): 20

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